For this Fun Friday, we wore pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Thanks to everyone who participated!
The employees at RiteWay Conveyors, Inc. recently surprised the President and CEO, Denise Johnson. It was five years ago, on October 8th, 2012, that Denise Johnson took ownership of RiteWay Conveyors, Inc. The staff surprised her with a gift of a miniature slider bed with the 2017 company picture on it.
Thank you to our customers and employees for being a vital part of RiteWay Conveyors for the past five years!
On May 10th RiteWay held it’s annual company meeting which was again followed by a tour of a FedEx facility. This year we toured the automated facility in Rogers, MN. It was very interesting to see how the conveyors are put to work. Everyone learned a lot and had a great time. The tour was followed up by a company dinner at the Pizza Ranch in Elk River.
Shortly before Thanksgiving the people of RiteWay began a competition. They were separated into 8 teams and given the challenge to see which team could bring in the most donations for the McLeod County Emergency Food Shelf by noon on December 21.
Donations of food or cash were accepted with each $1 donated counting as 1 pound of food. The team who worked together to bring in the most donations would be allowed to leave 2 hours early, with pay, on December 30th.
The goal was to raise the equivalent of 1,100 pounds of food. We didn’t reach that goal. We more than doubled it!
Everyone really banded together and donated 1,808 pounds of food as well as $712 in cash – the equivalent of 2,520 pounds of food!
While the winning team was the Ecstatic Elves with the equivalent of 793 pounds of food donated, every person at RiteWay was extremely generous. Every team had donations!
Today Juan Hernandez & Denise Johnson competed for the title of Master Brisket Chef. They each spent yesterday evening preparing their mouth watering creations and today, by blind taste test, the RiteWay employees chose the winner. It was a very tough call as both briskets were amazing! In the end, the winner was Denise. Everyone is hoping for a rematch – anything for more of that awesome brisket!
Front row left to right: Tarra Parsons as a devil & Denise Johnson as America.
Bottom picture is Claire Hanson as Minnie Mouse.